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Eulogy for Pamela Leigh Hagman Shepardson Williamson

My name is Jennifer Woolf. I am Pam’s youngest daughter. Please forgive me if my thoughts are a bit scattered, but I just wanted to share a few of my favorite moments with you about my mom.

My mom was…..well, my mom. How do you narrow down the most amazing, influential woman in your life into a few paragraphs? I guess I will just start at the beginning. Mom always called me her special gift from Heavenly Father. My mom had a still born baby before me and was told not to have any more children. My father went in for a vasectomy. Soon after I was conceived – it obviously hadn’t worked. My sisters are 12 and 8 years older than me. My parents divorced when I was 10. From that point on it was just mom and I at home. My relationship with her was very different than that of my sisters. Not only was she my mom but she was also my very best friend and remained that way until the day she died.

While growing up I wasn’t always the easiest child (I know, hard to believe, huh?) but she was a great p…